RV Corystes COR15/03

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corystes (74RY)
Cruise identifierCOR15/03
Cruise period2003-12-08 — 2003-12-09
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To recover and re-deploy SmartBuoy moorings at the West Gabbard and Warp and collect calibration samples (AE004).
2. Recover trial ABS sensor on minilander (DP169).
Chief scientistDavid Brian Sivyer (Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science Lowestoft Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corystes COR15/03 cruise report cory15_03.pdf (0.03 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificWest Gabbard and Warp
Physical oceanography 
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsDescription: Continuous logging of temperature and salinity throughout the cruise.
Biology and fisheries 
Phytoplankton pigs (eg chlorophyll, fluorescence)Description: Calibration samples were taken for chlorophyll 'a'
Moorings, landers, buoys 
Physical oceanography 
Other physical oceanographic measurements51° 31' 39" N  1° 2' 20" E — Main SmartBuoy deployed.
Other physical oceanographic measurements51° 58' 59" N  2° 4' 49" E — Recovered and redeployed guard buoy.
Other physical oceanographic measurements51° 59' 0" N  2° 5' 17" E — DWM buoy recovered at 14:55 and redeployed at 16:17
Other physical oceanographic measurements51° 31' 46" N  1° 2' 7" E — Guard buoy recovered and redeployed.